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Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area


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2022 population: 873,060   ( 70,576 from 2010)
Land area: 4370.7 square miles
Population density: 199.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:483,019 55.32% 3.8%
Black:314,50936.02% 10.5%
Indian:2,3980.27% 24.8%
Asian:19,5782.24% 36.0%
2+ races:11,8171.35% 48.1%
Hispanic:41,7394.78% 52.6%
Total non-White:390,04144.68% 15.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:23,664 13.6
Deaths:20,70911.9
Net Migration: -3,389-1.9
Net Immigration: 2,7281.6
Change in White population:17,711 2.2
Change in Non-White pop.:52,865 6.6



Historical Presidential Election Results for Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 62% Donald Trump* (R) 226,976 54.9% Joe Biden (D) 178,379 43.2% 7,739 [+] 1.9% 413,094 8 0.26%
2016 59% Donald Trump (R) 208,833 54.7% Hillary Clinton (D) 158,492 41.5% 14,799 [+] 3.9% 382,124 9 0.28%
2012 60% Mitt Romney (R) 209,668 55.4% Barack Obama* (D) 162,755 43.0% 6,190 [+] 1.6% 378,613 8 0.29%
2008 61% John McCain (R) 207,524 56.4% Barack Obama (D) 155,661 42.3% 5,060 [+] 1.4% 368,245 11 0.28%
2004 59% George W. Bush* (R) 191,318 57.2% John Kerry (D) 140,114 41.9% 3,158 [+] 0.9% 334,590 6 0.27%
2000 56% George W. Bush (R) 158,958 52.9% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 134,473 44.8% 7,037 [+] 2.3% 300,468 5 0.29%
1996 59% Bill Clinton* (D) 151,355 50.6% Robert Dole (R) 124,403 41.6% 23,120 [+] 7.7% 298,878 1 0.31%
1992 61% Bill Clinton (D) 128,494 44.1% George Bush* (R) 127,208 43.7% 35,390 [+] 12.2% 291,092 6 0.28%
1988 57% George Bush (R) 138,860 53.9% Michael Dukakis (D) 115,176 44.7% 3,684 [+] 1.4% 257,720 0 0.28%
1984 62% Ronald Reagan* (R) 155,297 58.0% Walter Mondale (D) 110,618 41.3% 2,053 0.8% 267,968 -1 0.29%
1980 56% Jimmy Carter* (D) 115,873 49.8% Ronald Reagan (R) 109,344 47.0% 7,431 [+] 3.2% 232,648 -4 0.27%
1976 52% Jimmy Carter (D) 97,539 54.6% Gerald Ford* (R) 76,768 43.0% 4,270 [+] 2.4% 178,577 -5 0.22%
1972 44% Richard Nixon* (R) 83,296 61.2% George McGovern (D) 43,161 31.7% 9,709 [+] 7.1% 136,166 0 0.18%
1968 56% George Wallace (AIP) 69,524 49.5% Hubert Humphrey (D) 41,760 29.8% 29,072 [+] 20.7% 140,356 -23 0.19%
1964 46% Barry Goldwater (R) 59,491 55.6% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 47,595 44.4% 0 0.0% 107,086 17 0.15%
1960 43% John Kennedy (D) 49,165 52.8% Richard Nixon (R) 23,350 25.1% 20,558 22.1% 93,073 -25 0.14%
1956 33% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 35,316 51.6% Adlai Stevenson (D) 30,896 45.1% 2,226 3.3% 68,438 -6 0.11%
1952 38% Adlai Stevenson (D) 40,278 57.6% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 29,679 42.4% 0 0.0% 69,957 -13 0.11%
1948 24% Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 16,512 42.4% Harry Truman* (D) 15,382 39.5% 7,078 [+] 18.2% 38,972 -27 0.08%
1944 22% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 27,651 83.5% Thomas Dewey (R) 5,454 16.5% 0 0.0% 33,105 -29 0.07%
1940 25% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 28,750 86.8% Wendell Willkie (R) 4,376 13.2% 0 0.0% 33,126 -32 0.07%
1936 23% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 22,456 85.6% Alf Landon (R) 3,765 14.4% 2 [+] 0.0% 26,223 -22 0.06%
1932 18% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 17,279 87.1% Herbert Hoover* (R) 2,530 12.8% 33 [+] 0.2% 19,842 -27 0.05%
1928 19% Al Smith (D) 13,192 70.3% Herbert Hoover (R) 5,566 29.7% 0 0.0% 18,758 -29 0.05%
1924 9% John Davis (D) 6,557 73.5% Calvin Coolidge (R) 2,286 25.6% 80 [+] 0.9% 8,923 -28 0.03%
1920 10% James Cox (D) 6,229 69.3% Warren Harding (R) 2,764 30.7% 1 [+] 0.0% 8,994 -30 0.03%
1916 7% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,083 79.7% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 755 11.8% 542 [+] 8.5% 6,380 -34 0.03%
1912 6% Woodrow Wilson (D) 4,146 75.8% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 773 14.1% 549 [+] 10.0% 5,468 -15 0.04%
1908 7% William J. Bryan (D) 5,171 89.4% William Taft (R) 551 9.5% 64 [+] 1.1% 5,786 -42 0.04%
1904 6% Alton Parker (D) 4,642 89.0% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 567 10.9% 6 [+] 0.1% 5,215 -46 0.04%
1900 9% William J. Bryan (D) 4,960 73.6% William McKinley* (R) 1,779 26.4% 0 0.0% 6,739 -25 0.05%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 178,379 43.2%
Donald Trump* (R) 226,976 54.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 4,696 1.1%
Other 3,043 0.7%
TOTAL 413,094
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 8


2016 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 158,492 41.5%
Donald Trump (R) 208,833 54.7%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 8,120 2.1%
Jill Stein (Grn) 2,570 0.7%
Evan McMullin (I) 2,077 0.5%
Other 2,032 0.5%
TOTAL 382,124
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 9


2012 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 162,755 43.0%
Mitt Romney (R) 209,668 55.4%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 3,552 0.9%
Other 2,638 0.7%
TOTAL 378,613
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 8


2008 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 155,661 42.3%
John McCain (R) 207,524 56.4%
Ralph Nader (I) 1,298 0.4%
Other 3,762 1.0%
TOTAL 368,245
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 11


2004 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 191,318 57.2%
John Kerry (D) 140,114 41.9%
Ralph Nader (I) 1,116 0.3%
Other 2,042 0.6%
TOTAL 334,590
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 6


2000 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 158,958 52.9%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 134,473 44.8%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 3,487 1.2%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 1,974 0.7%
Other 1,576 0.5%
TOTAL 300,468
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 5


1996 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 151,355 50.6%
Robert Dole (R) 124,403 41.6%
Ross Perot (Ref) 20,256 6.8%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 751 0.3%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 931 0.3%
Other 1,182 0.4%
TOTAL 298,878
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 1


1992 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 128,494 44.1%
George Bush* (R) 127,208 43.7%
Ross Perot (I) 32,712 11.2%
Other 2,678 0.9%
TOTAL 291,092
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 6


1988 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 138,860 53.9%
Michael Dukakis (D) 115,176 44.7%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 809 0.3%
Other 2,875 1.1%
TOTAL 257,720
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 0


1984 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 155,297 58.0%
Walter Mondale (D) 110,618 41.3%
Other 2,053 0.8%
TOTAL 267,968
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -1


1980 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 109,344 47.0%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 115,873 49.8%
John Anderson (I) 4,567 2.0%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 1,364 0.6%
Other 1,500 0.6%
TOTAL 232,648
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -4


1976 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 97,539 54.6%
Gerald Ford* (R) 76,768 43.0%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 905 0.5%
Other 3,365 1.9%
TOTAL 178,577
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): -5


1972 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 83,296 61.2%
George McGovern (D) 43,161 31.7%
John Schmitz (Amer) 7,975 5.9%
Other 1,734 1.3%
TOTAL 136,166
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 0


1960 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 49,165 52.8%
Richard Nixon (R) 23,350 25.1%
Other 20,558 22.1%
TOTAL 93,073
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): -25


1956 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 35,316 51.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 30,896 45.1%
Other 2,226 3.3%
TOTAL 68,438
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): -6


1948 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 15,382 39.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 6,884 17.7%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 16,512 42.4%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 194 0.5%
TOTAL 38,972
Turnout: 24% Diff (US): -27


1944 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 27,651 83.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 5,454 16.5%
TOTAL 33,105
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -29


1940 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 28,750 86.8%
Wendell Willkie (R) 4,376 13.2%
TOTAL 33,126
Turnout: 25% Diff (US): -32


1936 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 22,456 85.6%
Alf Landon (R) 3,765 14.4%
Other 2 0.0%
TOTAL 26,223
Turnout: 23% Diff (US): -22


1932 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 17,279 87.1%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 2,530 12.8%
Other 33 0.2%
TOTAL 19,842
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -27


1928 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 5,566 29.7%
Al Smith (D) 13,192 70.3%
TOTAL 18,758
Turnout: 19% Diff (US): -29


1924 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 2,286 25.6%
John Davis (D) 6,557 73.5%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 80 0.9%
TOTAL 8,923
Turnout: 9% Diff (US): -28


1920 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 2,764 30.7%
James Cox (D) 6,229 69.3%
Other 1 0.0%
TOTAL 8,994
Turnout: 10% Diff (US): -30


1916 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,083 79.7%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 755 11.8%
Other 542 8.5%
TOTAL 6,380
Turnout: 7% Diff (US): -34


1912 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 4,146 75.8%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 773 14.1%
William Taft* (R) 453 8.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 96 1.8%
TOTAL 5,468
Turnout: 6% Diff (US): -15


1908 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 551 9.5%
William J. Bryan (D) 5,171 89.4%
Other 64 1.1%
TOTAL 5,786
Turnout: 7% Diff (US): -42


1904 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 567 10.9%
Alton Parker (D) 4,642 89.0%
Other 6 0.1%
TOTAL 5,215
Turnout: 6% Diff (US): -46


1900 President, Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 1,779 26.4%
William J. Bryan (D) 4,960 73.6%
TOTAL 6,739
Turnout: 9% Diff (US): -25
* incumbent